champignon

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See also: Champignon and champigñón

English[edit]

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Borrowing from French champignon.

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champignon (plural champignons)

  1. Agaricus bisporus, the mushroom species most commonly used in cooking

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Dutch[edit]

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Borrowing from French champignon.

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champignon m (plural champignons, diminutive champignonnetje n)

  1. champignon or Agaricus bisporus

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *campaniolus (grows in the field), from Late Latin campaneus (pertaining to fields), from Latin campania (level country).

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champignon m (plural champignons)

  1. mushroom
  2. fungus in general
  3. (colloquial) accelerator pedal
    Pousse sur le champignon !
    Put your foot down!

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Italian[edit]

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champignon m (invariable)

  1. (mycology) champignon, button mushroom, crimini (Agaricus bisporus)

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Noun[edit]

champignon m (plural champignons)

  1. champignon (Agaricus bisporus, a small, edible mushroom)